Feds Will Quickly Approve California State Of Disaster Declaration Request

President Donald Trump said Sunday that a request by California for a State of Disaster declaration will be approved very quickly, “maybe by tonight.” He made the remarks during the White House’s daily briefing on the coronavirus battle. The declaration, which has also been passed and applied in New York state and the state of […]

Drake Recently Purchased A Custom Doorbell Ringer In The Shape Of 21 Savage’s Head

Getty Image After beginning construction in 2016, Drake’s mansion was finally completed in late 2019. Since moving into his new home, Drake has shown off its interior on a number of occasions. Aside from the many posts to his Instagram story, the mansion has also been shown off in his interview with Rap Radar and scenes from his “When They Say When/Chicago Freestyle” video. Now he’s showing off a new and interesting addition to his … Read more

Oprah Winfrey, Michelle Obama, Will Smith & More Attend DJ D-Nice’s Digital Quarantine Dance Party

People are finding new ways to come together even while social distancing keeps them physically apart. On Saturday night, DJ D-Nice hosted an epic “#ClubQuarantine” event on Instagram, which was streamed by 100,000 people — including some of the world’s biggest celebrities. The long list of notables to join the party last night included Oprah Winfrey, Will Smith, Michelle Obama, Missy Elliott, Ava DuVernay and Kelly Rowland, according to USA Today. “Best party of 1 … Read more

Prepare for US coronavirus case numbers to keep spiking — it’s because we’re finally testing

The number of COVID-19 cases in the US surged from 4,000 at the beginning of the week to about 32,000 on Sunday. The jump is in large part a reflection of increased testing — which means the number will probably continue to grow as the US’s testing capacity keeps expanding. Testing in the US has lagged severely behind compared to countries like China and South Korea. Widespread testing and social isolation seem to be the … Read more

iPhone reports of increased screen time during coronavirus are pretty rude TBH

If you’ve been turning to your smartphone for connection to the outside world more than usual lately, you’re not alone. iPhone users are accustomed to getting a “Weekly Screen Time Report” on Sundays. These provide stats about how much time people have spent looking at their phones over the last week. A notification of the report shows the percentage by which a person’s use was up or down compared to the previous week.  This week … Read more

Ford, GM, Tesla given the ‘go ahead’ to produce ventilators, Trump says

Ford, GM and Tesla have been given the “go ahead” to make ventilators to help alleviate a shortage amid the COVID-19 pandemic, President Donald Trump said in a tweet Sunday that ended with a challenge to auto executives to show how good their companies are. Ventilators are a critical piece of medical equipment for patients who are hospitalized with COVID-19, a respiratory disease caused by coronavirus. COVID-19 attacks the lungs and can cause acute respiratory … Read more

Virgin companies to invest $250 million to save jobs after virus outbreak: Branson

“Because many of our businesses are in industries like travel, leisure and wellness, they are in a massive battle to survive and save jobs”, Branson wrote in a blog. Virgin companies employ more than 70,000 people across 35 countries. Branson had told Reuters late last month that the new Virgin cruise line would overcome coronavirus fears, but the outbreak has since spread to more places and has jolted markets and industries across the world.

During virus, priests master livestream at Gothic cathedral

Recent restrictions on gatherings in France to prevent the spread of the new coronavirus have forced religious communities to adapt the way they express their faith. On a typical Sunday morning, Father Philippe Rochas greets roughly 350 worshippers as they trickle into the neo-Gothic St.-Vincent-de-Paul church in the heart of Marseille. “I already realize that the people who see us online are very happy to have this service, as a kind of comfort,” Rochas told … Read more

Harvey Weinstein Is In Medical Isolation After Reportedly Testing Positive For Coronavirus

Getty Image Harvey Weinstein has allegedly tested positive for the novel coronavirus, claims a report in The Niagara Gazette. As per the claim, the disgraced movie mogul has been placed in isolation at Wende Correctional Facility in western New York, where he is incarcerated. The diagnosis has not been confirmed by the New York State’s Department of Corrections, though Deadline received confirmation of Weinstein’s medical isolation from a corrections official. Meanwhile, Weinstein’s own spokespeople said … Read more

Republicans: It’s time to ban the Chinese government from Twitter for its ‘whitewash’ of coronavirus history

Sen. Ben Sasse of Nebraska and Rep. Mike Gallagher of Wisconsin in a letter to Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey urged that the Chinese government should be banned from the platform. The two Republicans stressed that the Chinese government was using the social media platform to “disseminate propaganda” amid the coronavirus pandemic. “While the coronavirus pandemic is afflicting families, governments, and markets around the world, the Chinese Communist Party is waging a massive propaganda campaign to … Read more

Mic Drop! Rita Wilson Raps Naughty by Nature’s “Hip Hop Hooray” in Quarantine

View this post on Instagram A post shared by Rita Wilson (@ritawilson) on Mar 21, 2020 at 11:31pm PDT Rita Wilson is making the most out of her time in quarantine. On March 22, the 63-year-old singer shared a video of her getting down to Naughty by Nature’s 1993 hit “Hip Hop Hooray” while she and husband Tom Hanks recover from their coronavirus diagnosis. The clip starts with Rita reading Orson Scott Card’s Ender’s Game, … Read more

Coronavirus live updates: NYPD to crack down on mass gatherings in parks

The number of novel coronavirus cases around the world is over 328,000 worldwide with Italy and the United States behind China as the countries with the most cases of COVID-19 infections, according to data compiled by the Center for Systems Science and Engineering at Johns Hopkins University. Oregon issued such an order on Friday night, joining states that include California, Illinois and New York. Globally, there are at least 14,356 coronavirus-related deaths, according to Johns … Read more